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Judge Holly Williamson

Judge Holly Williamson was sworn in as Presiding Judge of Harris County Justice of the Peace Court (Precinct 8-1) on January 1, 2009. She also serves as Presiding Judge for the sixteen Harris County Justice of the Peace courts.


Born at Barksdale A.F.B, Bossier City, La
Married to Dr. Danny Williamson since 1987
One daughter graduate of Texas A & M University.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics
Southwest Texas State University (Texas State)

Doctor of Jurisprudence
University of Houston School of Law
Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1997
Certified Mediator

Professional Memberships/Community:
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Justice of the Peace Constable Association-Education Committee
Texas Justice Court Judges Association
Instructor – Texas Justice Court Training Center
Pasadena Education Foundation Advisory Board
Clear Lake Chamber
Pasadena Chamber
La Porte Chamber
Pasadena Rotary, Paul Harris Fellow, former Board Member
Clear Lake Pan-Hellenic- 3rd Vice President
San Jacinto YMCA, former Chairman of the Board
YMCA Volunteer of the Year 2003
The Bridge, former Ambassador, Chairman of the Board
Woman of Distinction Nominee, 2001
Active member of St. Martins Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas 

Women of Distinction
awarded by The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc., (The Bridge) a comprehensive crisis center assisting survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence and those who are homeless due to these circumstances or another crisis.